School Programs

Bring academic content to life!

Students engage hands-on in our 626-acre outdoor classroom, encompassing livestock barns, fruit and vegetable plots, pastures, year-round greenhouses, forests, educational gardens, and rocky shoreline. Programs change with the season and with what’s happening on the farm.

A trip to Wolfe’s Neck Center isn’t your average field trip. We will take your students out of the classroom to get up close and in depth on our working coastal farm. We specialize in immersive and hands-on outdoor education around farming and food for a learning experience your students won’t forget. 

Field trips are offered on Tuesday through Friday depending on availability. We have a variety of programs and themes for different ages of students. While we have age and program recommendations, we are happy to work with schools to customize your experience when possible, so it fits your classes needs!

Wolfe’s Neck Center is pleased to be part of the Maine Outdoor Learning Initiative, a program of Maine’s Department of Education. Governor Mills’ Maine Outdoor Learning Initiative is a statewide effort to increase student access to hands-on outdoor learning experiences and career exploration. Through this 2024 program, we are providing middle and high school students from across the state free field trips from April to September, as well as scholarships for students to attend our Farm Camp. If you’re interested in participating in this program, please complete an interest form below. Thank you!



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Wolfe's Neck 'Farm to Classroom' Programs

In 2024, we are happy to offer our first ever Wolfe’s Neck ‘Farm to Classroom’ Programs. Our staff will head to your classroom and bring hands-on farm education experience within the walls of your school.  

At this time, we are only offering programs for elementary and preschool ages. 

Please reach out to for information! 

Field Trips FAQ

Can parents/guardians attend with their children?

Due to the nature of Wolfe’s Neck Center being a working farm, tours are limited to 40 participants, which includes all students, chaperones, and parents/guardians.

What if it rains?

Our field trips take place rain or shine! There is indoor space in the unheated barns for activities, but please make sure students come dressed for the weather.

What should we wear?

Students, teachers, and chaperones should all wear clothes to be outside, whatever the season. Field trips rarely go inside any buildings but our unheated barns. It’s also a good idea to wear boots or sneakers you wouldn’t mind getting mud, or a bit of manure on (It is a farm, after all!).

Can we have lunch on campus?

You are more than welcome to eat your lunch here on the farm. We cannot guarantee a covered space, but we have lots of picnic tables and benches around the property. We do ask for groups to pack out all their trash. Fridge space is unfortunately not available.

Can you accommodate special requests about specific aspects of farming?

We do our best to try and tailor our field trips for your students to get the most out of their experience. Please complete this form with the date, number of students, and what type of experience you’re requesting, and we can do our best to accommodate you.

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